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7 Reasons We Love Our Students

We love our students

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Virginia College dedicated the entire month of February to sharing the many reasons we love our students.

Faculty and staff from Virginia College campuses told us all about what makes their students special. Virginia College students are determined, resourceful, passionate, focused and friendly. But the admiration doesn’t end there.

Here are a few more reasons we love our Virginia College students:

“I love the passion our students embody. They are full of talent and creativity! They are always up for a new challenge and always maintain a positive outlook, even when things are more challenging than expected.”

Adrienne Jordan, Lubbock

“The resilience and determination to improve their life. Some of them have so many obstacles that they face daily and yet they continue coming, continue doing their homework, and greeting us with a smile. They show me on a regular basis what it means to overcome and claim their spots in the future.”

Elaine Owen, Shreveport

“I love that our students support each other and hold themselves accountable for doing a great job.”

Melody Rider, Austin

“Their eagerness to learn, innovate and push through balancing life and school to walk across the graduation stage!”

Kate Packard, Augusta

“Our students show great care for their grades and fight hard for what they want. They are some of the most hard-working and tenacious students I have ever seen.”

Jordan Price, Huntsville

“I have the pleasure of teaching pastry arts students. I love watching them advance in technique and explore their creativity. I'm always excited to hear their success stories and share their passion!”

Sarah Hernandez, Savannah

“My students all have a number of life stories they deal with daily. Despite their challenges, they have made a commitment to getting an education, improving their earning potential and seeking a better life for themselves and their children. Their resolve and hard work are often amazing and momentous. It is a pleasure to support and instruct our students in their journey. Most of our students present with an extraordinary desire to do their best and to meet their goals. It is an honor to be a part of their journey!”

Karen Malio, Fort Pierce

These are just some of the reasons we love our Virginia College students, and we aren’t the only ones! Read what employers have to say about our Virginia College graduates.

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